If Obama Opposes Ryan’s Social Security Plan, Why Did He Appoint Him to the Catfood Commission?

By: Saturday August 14, 2010 8:33 am

If the President truly is interested in protecting Social Security from the privatizers, and not just demagoguing the issue for political advantage, he sure assembled a strange crew for the job. Extra points for appointing defense contractor CEO David M. Cote of Honeywell to the commission. It was recently reported that Cote opposed cutting defense contracting to reduce the deficit, and instead wanted military personnel to pay for their own healthcare.

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